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Herman David Munday

MUNDAY Herman David passed away peacefully after a long illness aged 84 on 23rd April 2014. Husband of the late Sheila, father to Richard, Andrew and Philip, father-in-law to Elaine, Margaret and the late Janet and grandpa to Greg, Joe, Kathryn, Rachel, Anna and Toby. Much loved and greatly missed by all of us. Former teacher at New Marston County Primary School and Deputy Headmaster at Blackbird Leys County Primary School and Bayswater Middle School. Grateful thanks to all the staff at St Andrew’s Care Home and Sobell House for their superb care. Funeral service to be held at Collinwood Road United Reformed Church at 12.45 on Thursday 8th May to be followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations for Hill End Camp (where David spent many happy weeks leading numerous school parties) to Co-operative Funeral Care, Unit 1, Holyoake Hall, London Road, Headington, OX3 9ED.

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  • rowdysays...

    Thanks for the info on Mr Munday at TC School he took me for English and Gardening up to 1961.
  • ChristineSusansays...

    Such a very special teacher, dedicated to bring out the best in every child. A special man.
  • LolaLeesays...

    RIP Sir. A very special man to be remembered so fondly by so many from so long ago.
  • Rosie Dsays...

    Remembered dearly from Blackbird Leys Junior school ,God Bless you Sir ,R.I.P
  • Helen.asays...

    Mr Munday, Truly inspirational teacher at bbleys school. You know your worth as a person when you have left your mark in a child's life that they can remember you from over 40 years ago R.i.p mr Munday x
  • Castlekeepersays...

    Only good memories of this wonderful man from Bayswater. Always a smile and a tune down the corridors. Many a childrens lives touched by this wonderful man, and never forgotten by his former students. R.I.P
  • Bubbamossays...

    Great memories of a very approachable teacher. Took us on some great field trips. RIP Mr Munday you made my Bayswater school time fun. Thoughts to your family.
  • colincartersays...

    Brilliant teacher and a wonderful man, he taught me nearly 60 years ago and if you ever met him in Headington he greeted you by your name without hesitation.He could name all childrens faces he tought in his book of photo's and I remember he was a cracking shot with a piece of chalk.
  • rowdysays...

    Just wondering if he was related to Herman Munday who was a teacer at Temple Cowley in the 60s
  • Camuarysays...

    Such a great teacher ! cheerful friendly person who always had time for you, in or out of school. My time at Bayswater school was the best thanks to Mr Munday. God Bless
  • Richard Mundaysays...

    Thank you to all of you for your lovely comments. Rowdy, the Herman Munday at Temple Cowley was my grandfather. He's referred to in the article about my dad in today's Oxford Mail (the title starts 'Dedicated Oxford teacher...').
  • MyraMesays...

    I remember Mr Munday well and its over 48 years ago that he taught me at Blackbird Leys Primary. What a great teacher he was and if I talk about school days his name always crops up in the conversation. He was also very good with chalk and a ruler!!
  • Lillybells2000says...

    what a marvellous teacher he was. I have fond memories of him. RIP sir.
  • Richard J Sumnersays...

    David Munday taught me at New Marston County Primary School back in the 1950s and I have never forgotten him. He was an excellent teacher, and as they say, one never forgets. I have just completed writing a book and I am going to dedicate it to David. My condolences to family and friends
  • crippen1says...

    I have fond memories of the cycling club at BBL and of a fine teacher, 53 years ago. RIP Mr M
  • Daverisays...

    RIP Mr.Munday. My favourite teacher at Copse Lane school. As already mentioned always made time to stop and chat in Headington over the years. I remember also many happy times spent at Hill End Camp as he did also.Will be sadly missed by many ex pupils who have fond memories of David.
  • Vikki68says...

    RIP to the best teacher ever....
  • Roy McBsays...

    Mr Munday taught me at Baywater in the late seventies. An insprirational character and a man of huge integreity and decency. I'll always remember him.
  • Mark12345says...

    Finest teacher I ever knew. Saved my maths in the late 70s and taught me how to learn effectively. An amazing man who never forgot former pupils or their parents, greeting all with a cheery hello in Headington decades after teaching them. So sad at this news. God Bless Sir, rest peacefully.
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